Islamic Calendar - for Modern Astronomical Islamic Calendar

3 months ago, Sun, Nov 5, 2017, 23:45:18
The Islamic calendar is based on the moon. Also known as the Hijri Calendar, it started after the hijrah of the Prophet (PBUH) to Madina. The starting of each month is contingent on the visibility of the moon at the end of the previous month. Once the moon is sighted, the new month commences.